Although green tea or water would be better, coffee is not too bad for you and actually contains a large volume of antioxidants. Just remember to switch to black coffee or use skim milk. A skim milk coffee will contain half the amount of calories as one with regular milk.~ Magazine Excerpt
It is not the caffiene in coffee that is not good for you. (your body even naturally produces it) it is the tannin that can be unhealthy for you, Less milk and more coffee beans that have been filtered several times can be more beneficial. Use proper filter paper for the best removal of tannins. To receive the health benefits of caffeine that include weight loss, stress relief e.t.c, a healthy amount of energy drinks can replace caffeine loss from less coffee.